BigFix Other Solutions Considered

Michelle McGough
BigFix Offering Manager at a tech services company
In the extreme scale environments, BigFix was already present. In the small scale environment, I brought BigFix with me. View full review »
Informat76c6
Information Security Systems Specialist at a university with 10,001+ employees
SCCM is not particularly effective as a cross-platform solution, so that alone makes it less of a contender. Also, BigFix is a lot more flexible, in terms of the types of content you can deploy, the types of reporting you can do, and the types of customizations you can do. We used to do a lot with the integration of the data from BigFix into many other systems, and so the customization is critical and SCCM doesn't offer anything like that. View full review »
BigFixAddb6e
BigFix Admin / Win SysAdmin at Costco Wholesale
The main reason why we chose BigFix is because at the time we were looking for a single solution for multiple OS, and SCCM at the time couldn't handle a Windows, Linux, and AIX coverage as BigFix does. I haven't directly managed SCCM myself, but I do feel that BigFix is a much simpler set up, simpler configuration. It's better accepted by our marketing solutions, to get into some of the restricted VLANs, we have a much easier time connecting to restricted LANs than they do. BigFix has better reporting, they're just better integration. The one part where I think SCCM is better is in the remote control. The BigFix solution remote control is a little dated. View full review »
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ProductLfae0
Product Line Manager at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
It's better than SCCM, it's more flexible. View full review »
Securitye35b
Security Engineer at a university with 1-10 employees
We also looked at Altiris but BigFix came in because of its unique capabilities. It was Mac and PC compliant and worked with our endpoints. At the time, the price was right for us. There was local support and we had a very personal relationship with BigFix. SCCM will do most of the Mac stuff I want but doesn't give you the highly targeted capabilities I have in deploying anything I want to endpoints in any configuration that I choose. View full review »
Daniel-Mitchell
Senior Server Systems Enigineer at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
We also considered Red Hat and Microsoft. We chose BigFix because we saw more fidelity in reporting, more fidelity in accuracy, and more fidelity in security. It's a night and day difference between BigFix and SCCM. Anyone who's used SCCM before knows that BigFix provides a far better product in scalability, reporting, and the accuracy of patching. View full review »
Ravi Khanchandani
Founder Director with 11-50 employees
No other products evaluated. View full review »
reviewer1014810
System Administrator at a university with 10,001+ employees
We also looked at Microsoft SCCM. We chose BigFix because it's more inclusive, it's centered towards Microsoft and Windows. There's a lot more content and things like that so, it's much more in-depth and widespread than SCCM. View full review »
BigFixAdcb76
BigFix Admin at a university with 10,001+ employees
We were looking for something that could run Mac and Windows. At the time SCCM didn't do anything with the backend side. We tried to set SCCM up but it seems to be more complicated than it needs to be. BigFix has one central database and is easier. View full review »
Connie Lamicela
CTO at ESM Technology
We also evaluated Microsoft. BigFix was more accurate in the reporting, the patching, and overall functionality. View full review »
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